Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Their vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. They believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.
-- Watch "Code Stars"
-- Code.org's work covered by CBS
-- President Obama does the Hour of Code
-- Hour of Code has won the support of many celebrities
-- Watch "Let's teach kids to code" - 2012 TED talk by Prof. Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab